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Brooklyn DA Seeks To Vacate 90 Convictions Based On Work Of NYPD Detective Accused Of Perjury
The cases all involved former undercover Det. Joseph Franco, who's accused of framing people in drug transactions during investigations in Manhattan.
Apr 7, 2021 12:43 PM
Former Brooklyn Cop Gets One Day In Jail After Video Proves He Lied About Arrest Attempt
The former Brooklyn officer claimed a suspect nearly ran him and his partner over with a car, until video showed otherwise.
Jan 9, 2020 9:48 AM
The State Claims Hemp Is Legal. The Brooklyn D.A. Disagrees
'The new law does not change the penal law, under which any part of the cannabis plant, regardless of THC level, is considered marijuana.'
Dec 10, 2019 2:27 PM
Fake Neuropsychologist Allegedly 'Treated' Troubled Children For Cash In Brooklyn
Glenn Payne allegedly lacked a license to practice medicine or psychology in New York State, or anywhere else for that matter.
Sep 26, 2019 4:52 PM
Brooklyn DA Vacates Brownsville Murder Conviction Won With Help Of Disgraced Detective Louis Scarcella
This is the 23rd conviction vacated by the Brooklyn District Attorney's Conviction Review Unit.
Updated: Dec 15, 2017 12:19 PM
Brooklyn DA's Office Will Weigh Immigration Consequences During Prosecutions
"The recognition here is that a slap on the wrist criminal justice-wise can become a knockout punch immigration-wise," one attorney said.
Updated: Apr 24, 2017 5:59 PM
Hundreds Gather For Ken Thompson's Funeral In Brooklyn
"Justice was real for Ken, it was not an abstract principle," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at Thompson's funeral.
Updated: Oct 16, 2016 1:05 PM
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Dies At Age 50
He announced he had cancer last week.
Updated: Oct 10, 2016 12:30 AM
Brooklyn Contractor Allegedly Stiffed Workers Out Of $100K
The contractor, Bale Out Enterprises, attempted to bail out on paying seventy workers as they renovated a former hospital.
Updated: Aug 27, 2014 5:56 PM
Brooklyn D.A.'s Gang Bureau Head Fired For Homophobic, Racial Slurs
No word on whether this incident will make it onto Hynes' reality show.
Updated: Jun 15, 2013 4:08 PM
Arts & Entertainment
At Long Last, Brooklyn D.A. Gets A Reality Show
At long last, Noted Brooklyn Celebrity Charles Hynes will make his debut on the silver screen.
Updated: Mar 27, 2013 2:12 PM
Brooklyn ADA Apologizes For Blackface Facebook Pix, Will Keep Job
Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Justin Marrus, who we noted yesterday had some unseemly photographs of himself on his public Facebook page, is really sorry about all that, guys.
Updated: Jul 10, 2012 11:10 AM
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